The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

Five-day forecast

Remove this weather forecast

Overnight

Lo42° Slight Chc Showers

Wednesday

Hi60° Slight Chc Showers

Wednesday Night

Lo45° Rain Likely

Thursday

Hi63° Showers Likely

Thursday Night

Lo42° Slight Chc Showers

Friday

Hi62° Slight Chc Showers

Friday Night

Lo39° Slight Chc Showers

Saturday

Hi63° Partly Sunny

Saturday Night

Lo40° Slight Chc Showers

Sunday

Hi64° Slight Chc Showers

Chelan PUD ponders longer-term locks on surplus power

Send to Kindle
Print This

WENATCHEE — Chelan County PUD commissioners will likely decide Monday if the benefit is greater than the risk to the utility’s bottom line if a potentially large part of its surplus power is locked up in sales contracts for as long as 15 years.

“We can’t afford to pay our bills if the market goes too low,” said Gregg Carrington, the PUD’s managing director of energy resources. “We say, it’s better for our customers to have certainty. It’s all a balancing act.”

View my optionsorSign in